When you and your spouse begin to drift apart, you might start to consider steps you need to take to either reconcile or end the relationship. In particular, you may wonder what is most appropriate for your situation: divorce or legal separation? Definitions A divorce cuts all legal ties between spouses that arise out of […]
About Sarah Creem
Sarah Creem is a 2002 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. Specializing in divorce and family law, Sarah joined the Holtey Law team in 2012.
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Going through a divorce can be as emotionally challenging as other life-changing events, such as the birth of a first child or serious illness or death of a loved one. Expect to experience many emotions as you move through the divorce process. We can offer general guidance, as well as advice for your specific situation. […]
The term “custody” has many different meanings in our world. It can be used to refer to whose home is the children’s primary residence, which parent has the most parenting time, or which parent has decision making authority. In the legal world, however, “custody” has a specific meaning. Most often when one hears an Oregon lawyer […]
What do I do if I have been served divorce paperwork by my spouse, or I know he or she has filed or will file for divorce? You have only 30 days to Respond Once you have been served, you have 30 days to file a Response with the court. In a divorce action, this […]
What are the courts doing with Temporary Protective order of Restraint and Post Judgment Status Quo Orders? The answer is: whatever they want. Pursuant to ORS 107.139, entry of the TPOR and Status Quo are discretionary, and may be entered by the court if they so choose. So are they in effect from the date […]